It’s admirable the twelve disciples chose to stay with Jesus when so many others decided to abandon Him. This passage illustrates something important: the people who turned away were disciples. These were not individuals who simply wanted to hear Jesus speak or be healed of some ailment. They were ...

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This passage is often referred to as the Great Commission and is commonly cited as the principal mission of the church. Notice what Jesus is saying: Make disciples; Baptize; and Teach. Jesus did not tell His disciples to make all nations stop smoking, over-eating, committing adultery, or any other numerous ...

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John 3:16 is probably one of the most famous verses in the Bible. But John 3:17 is even more telling—verse 17 lays out God’s endgame. God didn’t send Jesus into the world in the sense that Jesus arrived on the planet Earth. God sent Jesus ...

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This verse summarizes the victory of David over Goliath. The entire story is worth reading and I previously mentioned how David was prepared even though the moment was unexpected. In the verses that follow David is praised for his triumph; his victory was certainly noteworthy. Later David succeeds Saul as ...

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Last week Dale Turenne on his site wrote about joy in a follower of Christ’s life. It’s a short, yet good, read. Dale addressed some interesting points, but what I found most compelling is how he confronts the issue that people are often motivated by an encouraging sermon ...

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About Me

Dave is an aspiring author and speaker. He is a licensed minister with the Canadian Fellowship of Churches and Ministers and has served in a ministry ...

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